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Menarche is a critical milestone in a woman's life, and historically has been determined through several approaches. The goals of this study were to: 1) determine age at menarche from multiple reports of parents and adolescent participants in a prospective study; 2) examine factors impacting age at menarche; and 3) determine correlates of menarche and pubertal tempo.
This article was published in the following journal.
Name: Journal of pediatric and adolescent gynecology
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Two extensive fibrous bands running the length of the vertebral column. The anterior longitudinal ligament (ligamentum longitudinale anterius; lacertus medius) interconnects the anterior surfaces of the vertebral bodies; the posterior longitudinal ligament (ligamentum longitudinale posterius) interconnects the posterior surfaces. The commonest clinical consideration is OSSIFICATION OF POSTERIOR LONGITUDINAL LIGAMENT. (From Stedman, 25th ed)
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The first MENSTRUAL CYCLE marked by the initiation of MENSTRUATION.